Padding through December’s first snowfall, roller coaster enthusiasts from around the Chicago area were dreaming of Memorial Day as they looked out at the first evidence of what will be Goliath, the new wooden coster under construction at Six Flags Great America.
Shamarra Evans of Grayslake accused North Chicago Police Officer Ramtin Sabet of “malice, willfullness and reckless indifference” in a federal lawsuit seeking damages after the shooting of her dog on July 8, 2011.
Local author Donna Abear’s writing takes a more serious turn with the release of her new book, “Relatively Criminal: A Memoir,” published by Moonshadow Books. Café Books will host a book-signing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21 at 395 Lake St.
To donate to fund, send checks or money orders to Help Them To Hope, P. O. Box 364, Gurnee, IL 60031, or Help Them To Hope, c/o NorStates Bank, 1601 N. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085.
Wednesday, Dec. 11: Antioch Committee of the Whole meets 7 p.m., 874 Main St.
Blocking store: Why did IDOT put a meridian almost right in front of Wadsworth Feed Store’s driveway? Are they trying to put our wonderful feed store out of business? All this forever construction and now this. They are making it hard for people to shop there and, as we all know, that is a major reason for stores to close down. Please keep shopping there, they need us to do so, and many of us need them.
City Council members authorized creation of a city website Thursday, Dec. 5, and asked Park City Mayor Steve Pannell to seek qualified web design firms for the job prior to Jan. 6.
People dumping construction debris and other items because they want to save the cost of disposal in the city of Waukegan is a chronic problem.
A Kenosha man who crashed into a townhome in Hainesville has pleaded not guilty to felony DUI charges and leaving the scene of an accident.
Deerfield will hold an open house at village hall Tuesday, Dec. 10, to explain how a commercial waste disposal program can benefit the community’s local businesses. Under consideration will be a proposal to potentially implement such a commercial program early next year. Home businesses would not qualify under the franchise.
A northwest suburban woman who caused an accident on the West Side while allegedly high has been ordered held on a $50,000 bond.
Anita Williams of Waukegan, a minister for the Church of God in Christ and gospel singer who once performed for First Lady Betty Ford, is determined to throw her annual Christmas Toys for Tots parties despite her own serious health issues.
Tuesday, Dec. 10: Antioch Police Pension Commission meets 3:30 p.m., 874 Main St.
When the sailors arrived at Antioch VFW Post 4551 for the annual holiday dinner Saturday night sponsored by the Lake and McHenry County Tavern’s Association, volunteers stood and clapped and it was a classy moment.
Despite freezing temperatures, downtown Waukegan was in a jolly mood Saturday as people streamed in to participate in the annual Holiday Wauk.
Libertyville Dog area: Access to the Independence Grove Dog Exercise Area, located on Route 21 just north of Route 137, is complete and the site is now open. While the Dog Area was closed, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) contractors and Lake County Forest Preserve …